I am making a list of all the plants I own. Rather than writing out the complete genus name for each I would like to abbreviate the genus where I have many species and cultivars to list. However I am confused as to how to do this for genera that start with the same letter in the alphabet.As an example I have Chlorophytum comosum and Chirita balansae. Would it be correct to list them both as C. comosum and C. balansae. How would someone looking at my list know that one is a Chirita and the other a spider plant? Is there a reference to which i could go that would list all the accepted abbreviations for different genera.